Senate Delays Patent Bill...Again

Senate Delays Patent Bill...Again

 Passage of Major Reform in 2014 Seems Unlikely

This morning the Senate Judiciary Committee once again delayed release of the manager’s amendment of The Patent Transparency & Improvement Act. Perhaps the committee needed additional time to study the impact of this week’s Supreme Court cases on sanctions— or, more likely, this is just a continuation of the intense lobbying tug-of-war.

Either way, meaningful reform in 2014 is looking increasingly less likely with mid-term elections on the horizon.

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